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A husband made a list of demands which prompted his wife to leave Islam; are all of them legally acceptable?

Assuming that your question is not about being "legally acceptable", but about being "Islamically acceptable", the conditions for a wife to obey her husband are that the husband's ...
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Is it improper for a woman to insist on being the only wife?

DISCLAIMER. This is not meant to be a fatwa on the matter. Rather, it is a collection of the opinions expressed in multiple publications. One should always seek a fatwa from a scholar knowledgeable ...
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Sex deprivation: How long is it permissible for a husband to not have sex with his wife?

Ruling: It is obligatory on a husband to have intercourse with his wife on a regular basis. This is the view of the majority: وقد ذهب جمهور الفقهاء: الحنفية والمالكية والحنابلة - إلى أنه يجب على ...
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Can I see any part of my wife?

A man can see any part of his wife, yes. However, most women feel insecure about their bodies regardless of what part of the world they are from. A good husband would work on getting his wife to ...
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Hadith about beating wives

Asalamu Alaikum This hadith is weak and misinterpreted. The concept of 'majhul' (lit. unknown) applies here. Majhul is a hadith where one or more narrators are unknown. I will try to elaborate a ...
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Is it permissible for a husband to press his wife's feet when her feet are in pain?

First of all, the default in Islam is that anything that is not forbidden is allowed. I am scratching my head on this one. I am a little alarmed that you are panicking about being a sinner because ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Lack of consensus Surveying fatawa on the topic (see below), we see there is no consensus on the matter of oral sex. This lack of consensus is affirmed by the following fatwa: As for what you ...
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In what sense are wives "captives" in the hadith "...they are but captives with you..."?

In both ahadith from Jami' at-Tirmdihi al-Mobarakfori or Abdurrahmaan ibn Abdarrahim Mubarakpuri (died 1953) محمد بن عبد الرحمن بن عبد الرحيم المباركفوري in his tohfat al-Ahodi تحفة الأحوذي says that ...
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How to decide on a marriage date?

There are no prescribed limits for the engagement period. It is a matter of customs and tradition, i.e., 'urf (Arabic: عرف). This varies by place, time, and people involved. As you mentioned, a ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Yes, it is permissible for Muslims to perform acts of oral sex with their spouses. Licking or sucking the spouse's sexual organs are permissible, as long as it gives a person sexual satisfaction which ...
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Is it ok to wear a thong?

A wife is strongly encouraged to dress in a way that pleases her husband sexually. IslamWeb explains it's permissible in front of her husband: A woman is allowed to wear whatever clothes she wishes, ...
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Does the word "hajr" also mean "to bind", and thus Qur'an 4:34 can also be interpreted to imply "tie up your wife and force her to have sex"?

Yes, the word hajr can also mean to bind, but it has nothing to do with forced sexual relationship, neither was this the view adopted by al-Tabari (in terms of forced sexual relationship). All the ...
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What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?

Yes, it is permissible for spouses to look at each others' 'awrah (private parts), e.g., when totally naked. The Qur'an says that guarding private parts is a general rule that has only two exceptions;...
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Is it haram to have sex for fun?

I was told it is haram and your only allowed to do sex when wanting a baby. On the contrary, the default rule about sex between a husband and wife is that it is permissible. والذين هم لفروجهم حافظون ...
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What if a husband is displeased with his new wife's body after getting married?

Allah says: ... And live with them in kindness. For if you dislike them - perhaps you dislike a thing and Allah makes therein much good. (4:19) And of His signs is that He created for you from ...
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What does being an obedient wife really mean?

I'll answer your question but let me first tell you how the relationship between husband and wife is to be according to prophet's life Women are not required to cook, clean, look after children. ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

As in previous answers it is said, there is no specific ruling on restriction on this. But fluids are NAJIS. Best fatwa on this is got states "Everything and every part of our body has a specific ...
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My husband making me orgasm with his hands: is this counted as masturbation?

It's considered a form of "masturbation" in the English language (dictionary.com), but this is irrelevant to its permissibility. Spousal (mutual) masturbation is considered permissible by ...
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Must a man be the one to make the marriage proposal?

It is not necessary for the groom to initiate the proposal, rather it is also possible for the wali of the bride to do so as is evident from the Quran regarding the marriage of Moses عليه السلام: قال ...
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Can my muslim husband have a friendship with an older woman, because she is like his mother?

A woman can not be like a mother to someone by just his saying that. A man and a woman can not be alone with each other, unless they are mahrams: this is a bond that is due to a blood relation, ...
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Does a man have an enforceable right to his wife not leaving the house without his permission?

Enforcability is not just via criminal prosecution, it can also be via civil liability. Fatwa 83157 does say "Therefore, the wife should ask her husband's permission to leave her house, let him know ...
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Does the wife have the right to reject sex?

Peace be upon you, There are many hadiths which order women not to refuse sex with their husbands. Some of which I know: 1) Prophet Muhammad has siad: "When a man calls his wife for sexual intimacy,...
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What did Imam Nawawi mean by "demanding her in marriage" in relation to a marriage proposal?

It simply means before asking for her hand or asking her wali for the right to marry her or simply making a marriage proposal. Which means when a man intends to marry a girl -and before any ...
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What did Imam Nawawi mean by "demanding her in marriage" in relation to a marriage proposal?

Its a paraphrased translation from Arabic to French to English (see preface), and an old one at that (1914), so you probably shouldn't read too much into the choice of words. The Original ...
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Is there an authentic hadith where a woman is forbidden from leaving the house while her father dies, but they're forgiven for her obedience?

This hadith is included in One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions by Shaykh Ihsan Al-‘Utaibi (pdf). It is described as: 41 - ((There was once a certain man who set out on a journey after having ...
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Is it permissible in Islam to have sexual intercourse while the wife is pregnant?

Is it permissible in Islam to have sexual intercourse while the wife is pregnant? Yes, it is absolutely permissible. Islamweb writes on Fatwa no 84328: In brief, a husband can have sex with his ...
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When a woman's husband dies and she remarries, which husband will she be with in Jannah?

The Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) said: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : المرأة لآخر أزواجها Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) said: ‘In the Paradise,] a woman will be with her last husband.’ -Tabaqaat Abu Shaikh ...
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When the thought-to-be-dead husband shows up, what is the situation of the wife and 2nd husband?

If the purpose of the question is general knowledge, the different views based on the jurisprudence of the absent (Arabic: الغائب) or missing (Arabic: المفقود) husband are presented below. If the ...
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Wearing clothes when husband and child is at home

In the Quran, Surah An-Nur(24:58), Allah says: 'O you who have believed, let those whom your right hands possess and those who have not [yet] reached puberty among you ask permission of you [...
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Is it backbiting if woman reports the advances of a non-mahram to her husband?

No, if a woman reports the advances of a non-mahram (or a mahram for that matter) to her husband, this is not considered backbiting (whether doing so is advisable is a different matter). Allah has ...
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